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    Best way these days to test IE on Mac?

    I just assumed I would get a VM and buy windows. But I would rather not install all that on my mac. I don't need to test all the time. Just enough to verify my new site works well in IE then I won't look again for a while prob. So I was looking for easier ways and I ran across modern.ie. Is that the easiest way? It looks to be free or am I wrong?

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    I've been using: www.virtualbox.org It's free and it works great.

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    See http://modern.ie/ for versions of IE6 through 11 that will work on any operating system via a number of different VM.
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    If you want to use Modern.ie, good luck wading your way through the incomprehensible gibberish that's euphemistically titled "Installation Instructions".

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    I am a Mac user too, and face the same issues.

    Maybe not want you want to hear, but if you do lots of web design, how about picking up a small, used Windows laptop on eBay?

    That may sound extreme, but considering you can buy new computers for $600-$800, you might be able to find something that is small for a couple hundred dollars.

    Of course if you have a need to test on XP to Windows 8 (or whatever) then any way you go will cost more money and take more time to set up.

    Here is what a quick search brought up...
    http://www.ebay.com/sch/Laptops-Netb...windows+laptop

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